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Elise St Laurent Knox
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  • Pet Helpers
    1447 Folly Road
    Charleston, SC 29412

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“There are no words to express the sadness I feel from hearing this news.Elise was my sister's best friend in elementary school and she was best...Read More »
1 of 22 | Posted by: Adeline Ferdon - North Charleston, SC

“Dear Debbie & family,I'm so sorry to hear of your mother's passing. Ms. Elise was so sweet and always has been one classy lady. You were blessed to...Read More »
2 of 22 | Posted by: Cathy Hyatt - James Island, SC

“Debbie,& John, I am so sorry for your loss. Elise was such a sweet and caring person. She always had a smile and had such a bubblely personality. I...Read More »
3 of 22 | Posted by: Mattie Knox Dallas - Charleston, SC

“Beautiful photos! We knew Elise from the Elks, and considered her our friend. She was a very sweet lady, and funny too- always cheerful, and a good...Read More »
4 of 22 | Posted by: Bobby and Sarah Wilson - SC

“Dear Debbie & John,My deepest sympathy to you and your family with the passing of your beautiful mother. My heart is heavy with grief but find...Read More »
5 of 22 | Posted by: Debbie Carter Nall - Savannah, GA

“A most lovely lady. Always sweet and beautiful.Missy Cohen GoldMister Don Shoes ”
6 of 22 | Posted by: Missy Gold - Charleston, SC

“My deepest condolences to the family, may you find comfort and strength from the God of all comfort in this difficult time (Isiah 26:19) ”
7 of 22 | Posted by: A friend

“Please accept my heartfelt sympathy for the loss of Elise. Jeremiah 29:11, 12 assures us that God is thinking thoughts of peace towards us, to give...Read More »
8 of 22 | Posted by: Elizabeth

“John and Family,I am so sorry to hear of the passing of your Mom. I have such fond memories of her, and in fact ran into her last summer shopping...Read More »
9 of 22 | Posted by: Debbie Ward Fields - Knoxville, TN

“Dear Debbie, you and your family are in my thoughts and prayers. Your mom was always so kind to me and I will never forget her kindness.Fred...Read More »
10 of 22 | Posted by: Fred Morillo - Myrtle Beach, SC

“Dear John, I am so very sorry to hear about the passing of your mom. I loved running into her here on the island! She was the cutest lady! Running...Read More »
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“Elise was a lovely, classy lady. She enjoyed life and was an inspiration to us. We had fun exercising and dancing at the senior center and the Elks...Read More »
21 of 22 | Posted by: Tensie Campbell - Charleston, SC

“One of my favorite ladies to know. She always made me smile and was a joy to be around. Lots of fond memories as she and Lawrence were one of my...Read More »
22 of 22 | Posted by: Gail Weeks-Smith - Goose Creek, SC

In loving memory of Elise St Laurent Knox who entered into eternal rest October 22, 2018. Elise St Laurent Knox was preceded by her husband John Lawrence Knox. She was born Oct 31, 1936 in Charleston and graduated from Rivers High School. The daughter of LCDR Clinton St. Laurent and Marie Elise Moseley St. Laurent; she is survived by her daughter Deborah Knox Sink, her husband Eddie; son John Lawrence Knox, Jr his wife Nancy; brother Fred St. Laurent. Preceded by her brother Clinton W. St. Laurent. Grand children Jenna Marie Knox, Lauren Elise Carper, Harold M. Brinson, III, Sarabeth Marie Camp and five Great Grandchildren.

She retired from the City of Charleston Engineering Department and was a member of the Charleston Does 231, the Island Shag Club, and The Hat Divas Society-Purpose & Mission and will be greatly missed. She loved all animals and requested any Memorials be made to: Pet Helpers, 1447 Folly Road, James Island SC 29412 in lieu of flowers. ARRANGEMENTS MADE BY J. HENRY STUHR, INC. DOWNTOWN CHAPEL.

The graveside service for Elise St Laurent Knox will be held Friday, October 26, 2018 in Bethany Cemetery, 10 Cunnington Avenue at 3:00 p.m. The family will receive friends Thursday from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. in J. HENRY STUHR, INC. DOWNTOWN CHAPEL, 232 Calhoun Street.